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2014-03-31 12:28:48

-- Total U.S. Medical Costs Rising at a Slower Pace NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, a leading global provider of financial market indices, announced today the results of the S&P Healthcare Claims Indices showing healthcare costs rose 3.5% in the 12 months ended November 2013 compared to the 4.9% rise for the 12 months ended November 2012. Medical costs - inpatient and outpatient hospitalization plus professional services - rose 3.7% and...

2014-03-12 16:24:00

M&A Advisor announces Awards for top M&A Deals alongside firms and professionals who contributed to industry successes. NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M&A Advisor, a professional organization honoring achieve-ment and thought leadership among the world's leading financial deal makers, announced that this year's award for M&A Product and Service will be given to S&P Capital IQ for its valued market data, research and reporting services. The award will be...

2014-02-28 12:25:46

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today the launch of forward 6- and 12-month versions of the S&P GSCI® and forward 3-, 6- and 12-month versions of the S&P GSCI Single Commodities index that apply Capped Component rules. Each of these indices is designed to measure commodity markets while seeking to reduce negative roll yield in times of contango. The 6- and 12-month forward versions of the S&P GSCI measure the S&P GSCI...

2014-02-18 12:26:29

Two Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in January 2014 NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through January 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed decline in national default rates during the month. The national composite posted 1.34% in January, a marginal decline from 1.35% in December. The first mortgage default rate was...

2014-02-11 12:23:10

Company-Specific Research Reports Identify Buy and Sell Signals in S&P 500 NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ announces the official launch of its Trade Detector series, which identifies buy and sell signals in the S&P 500. Since its inception in 2013, Trade Detector has become one of the most widely read reports by institutional clients on the S&P Capital IQ platform. Trade Detector, created by S&P Capital IQ's Global Markets Intelligence (GMI)...

2014-01-09 12:26:14

- Total U.S. Medical Costs Rising at a Slower Pace NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, a leading global provider of financial market indices, announced today the results of the S&P Healthcare Claims Indices showing total medical costs rose 3.2% in the 12 months ended August 2013 compared to the 4.8% rise for the 12 months ended August 2012. Medical costs - inpatient and outpatient hospitalization plus professional services - rose 3.7% and...

2014-01-07 08:41:15

New Series Shows How to Find Best Stocks to Buy to Beat the S&P 500 PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaikin Analytics, LLC, a provider of proven stock research and analytics to asset managers, wealth advisors and self-directed investors, today announced the launch of its webinar series: "How to Find Best Stocks to Buy to Beat the S&P 500." The webinars will be marketed under the Chaikin Power Tools brand, which targets self-directed investors. The series launches...

2013-12-17 12:23:04

Three Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in November 2013 NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through November 2013, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed stability in national default rates during the month. The national composite was 1.37% in November, a slight decrease from 1.38% in October. The first mortgage default rate was...

2013-12-03 12:30:34

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h3z5bb/triple_play) has announced the addition of the "Triple Play Services - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h3z5bb/triple_play ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Triple Play Services...

2013-11-19 12:24:48

Three Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in October 2013 NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through October 2013, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed stability in national default rates during the month. The national composite was 1.38% in October; it showed no change since September. The first mortgage default rate was 1.30%...